The U.S. national team that faces Chile on Wednesday includes a mixture of World Cup veterans and Olympic hopefuls. The task of preparing for ... Read the whole story
"We're going through the FIFA process and hope to have Gedion eligible by March or April. We don't expect any issues."
-- U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati on Arsenal's Gedion Zelalem, who is currently ineligible to play for the USA because of a FIFA rule that would require the Arsenal midfielder to reside in the USA for five years from his 18th birthday, which was on Monday. (ESPN FC)
Victor Curto Ortiz, a 32-year-old Spaniard who 11 years ago played for Barcelona's reserves and has played for 10 lower division clubs since, scores ... Read the whole story
"We keep scouting the U.S. and send scouts every so often and one of them came back with information that we should sign Alex. We contacted Tab, negotiated a contract and fortunately we were able to bring him in."
-- Marco Garces, sporting director of Mexican club Pachuca, which has signed Alex Ramos, the 19-year-old son of U.S. U-20 national team coach Tab Ramos. Alex, who was born in Monterrey while Tab was playing for Tigres, has played two seasons of college ball at Iona. (MLSSoccer.com)
Coach Richie Williams' spring semester roster of 28 players for the U.S. under-17 residency program in Bradenton, Fla., includes four newcomers. Williams is preparing ... Read the whole story
For a lot of players, January camp is not their idea of fun. Getting up early. Two-a-days. Sometimes three-a-days. Lots of running. Yes, it's ... Read the whole story
Indy Eleven, which sold out all 14 games during its debut season in the North American Soccer League, is pushing ahead with its campaign ... Read the whole story
Comparing his very ordinary current under-20 team with the highly promising version he had two years ago, Coach Tab Ramos says that the new ... Read the whole story
The Chicago Fire signed free agent Jon Busch, who finished the 2014 season with San Jose ranked fourth all-time among MLS keepers with 297 ... Read the whole story
Premier League leader Chelsea hosts second-place Manchester City on Saturday. ... The U-20 teams of archrivals Argentina and Brazil square off on Sunday. ... Read the whole story
A good season ended badly for RSL, which has cut loose several veterans as it reboots for the second season under head coach Jeff ... Read the whole story
By nailing down three veterans whose combined ages top the century mark, the Philadelphia Union is certainly not investing solely in youth. Conor Casey ... Read the whole story
Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender at the University of South Carolina, will continue her quest to become a pro soccer player at ... Read the whole story